Written by Craig Lock

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To sum up... My advice is just find your "natural style" by writing as you speak- as practice writing in your "natural style" breeds confidence. Then submit your articles to ezines and announcement lists, like Article Announce, Free Content and Publish In Yours. I find this marketing method by farrepparttar most effective means of getting traffic to our various sites (and one thing then leads to another)... and best of all it costs nothing, but a little time and effort!

Make sure your layout is good (not one of my strong points!), as this greatly enhances your prospects of getting published.

Hope this may help you readers "out there in cyberspace".

Happy writing and


Craig Lock

Craig Lock My various books* may be viewed at: http://www.nzenterprise.com/writer/books.html and http://www.novelty-gift.com/

Writer makes $805 - with clips 'to go'

Written by Cheryl Paquin

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So, to streamlinerepparttar process, I set up an email template with a text-only resume, which I used ****** and ------- to separate sections. I pasted in three clips, withrepparttar 129907 headline in caps, andrepparttar 129908 date it was published. Because I had online clips, I addedrepparttar 129909 URL usingrepparttar 129910 http:// format, so even in text-only emailrepparttar 129911 link could by clicked. Then, for each job, I openrepparttar 129912 template, write a brief 'cover letter' atrepparttar 129913 top; remembering to includerepparttar 129914 job reference inrepparttar 129915 subject line andrepparttar 129916 body, and VOILA, press SEND.

Oops, I omitted a crucial step here. I didn't SPELL CHECK. Please, please never overlook this, because I have, and spottedrepparttar 129917 glaringly obvious faux pas AFTERWARDS. It's not pretty, and it's not professional.

Not only do I keep my sent queries in a separate folder for easy reference, I also keeprepparttar 129918 job description. I've learned to do this, because one day, after I'd applied for five jobs, someone called about my application and I couldn't remember what particular job they referred to. So I have a simple text file, into which, I copy and paste straight fromrepparttar 129919 job-site page. I really hate applying for jobs. I'd much rather sit and think about it than do it. But putting in some time with my resume and clips made it a quick, easy and PROFITABLE process.

You can, too.

Cheryl Paquin mailto:editor@writerslounge.com C.S. Paquin is a nationally published writer in both the business and humor markets. Cheryl has a Master Of Arts in Journalism and has been writing freelance for over five years. She contributes regularly to regional publications in Minnesota. She is the owner and editor of www.WritersLounge.com, a site for creative nonfiction and essay writers.

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